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Keep pests away with smart gardening practices

April 16, 2022, 6:03am Life

Despite the recent cold, hail and snow that hit the region, it’s never too early to start planning your garden. Read story

Take the strain out of move to new home

April 16, 2022, 6:02am Life

As the brisk housing market heats up this summer, remember that buying a new home means an upcoming move. And let’s face it, nobody looks forward to packing up and moving to a new place, whether across town or cross-country. But moving doesn’t have to be a drag — it… Read story

Energy Adviser: Earth Day festivities celebrate planet

April 16, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

An annual springtime tradition is just days away and the Clark Public Utilities StreamTeam is excited to invite the entire community for a morning of engaging, interactive and nature-based entertainment. Read story

This image provided by Ball Horticultural Company shows Pot-a-Peno peppers growing in a patio container.

Think big when small on space

This image provided by Ball Horticultural Company shows Pot-a-Peno peppers growing in a patio container.

April 16, 2022, 6:01am Life

For many gardeners, a large property with rows of green peppers and sun-kissed tomatoes as far as the eye can see is just a dream. Many of us either don’t have much soil to call our own, have limited mobility, or are new to gardening and feel intimidated. Read story

Starting April 11, U.S. citizens will now be able to choose an "X" as a third gender option on their passport.

U.S. passport soon to add 3rd gender option

Starting April 11, U.S. citizens will now be able to choose an "X" as a third gender option on their passport.

April 10, 2022, 6:00am Life

Starting April 11, U.S. citizens will be able to choose an “X” as a third gender option on their passport. Read story

Energy-efficient washers are designed to clean in water that is cold or warm, saving the consumer money. The Department of Energy even recommends using cold water to do your laundry whenever possible. But, as CNN reports, studies have found the temperature needed for effectively killing possibly pathogenic bacteria is 140 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, which is considered hot water.

Hot water needed to sanitize laundry, kill bacteria

Energy-efficient washers are designed to clean in water that is cold or warm, saving the consumer money. The Department of Energy even recommends using cold water to do your laundry whenever possible. But, as CNN reports, studies have found the temperature needed for effectively killing possibly pathogenic bacteria is 140 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, which is considered hot water.

April 9, 2022, 6:07am Life

Switching to cold water will get your clothes clean, but it won’t sanitize them, report finds Read story

A power pole ripped from its location lies on the street Tuesday in Pembroke, Ga., after a storm damaged several homes and the Bryan County Courthouse. Pembroke is 30 miles from Savannah, Ga. (Lewis M.

Protect property from flying debris

A power pole ripped from its location lies on the street Tuesday in Pembroke, Ga., after a storm damaged several homes and the Bryan County Courthouse. Pembroke is 30 miles from Savannah, Ga. (Lewis M.

April 9, 2022, 6:05am Life

Damaging storms already sweeping across the country in the first weeks of spring have been a reminder of the dangerous and even deadly weather the season can bring. Read story

Now is the perfect time to get your lawnmower primed and prepped.

Keep your lawnmower purring

Now is the perfect time to get your lawnmower primed and prepped.

April 9, 2022, 6:02am Life

While you’re giving your home some love during spring cleaning, be sure to give your lawnmower the preparations it needs to thrive all summer. According to Consumer Reports, now is the perfect time to get your lawnmower primed and prepped. Read story

Energy Adviser: Small businesses can lower power bill

April 9, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

Big or small, the businesses in Clark County are as unique as the people who created them, but, whether they’re baking cakes or building ships, all want to keep their costs low and their electric service reliable. Read story

A young gardener looks over flats of pansies and other spring plants at a nursery. Taking children to a plant nursery and letting them see and smell the plants -- and take one home -- is a good way to encourage an early interest in gardening.

Want kids to love gardening? Give them a job, seeds, a pass

A young gardener looks over flats of pansies and other spring plants at a nursery. Taking children to a plant nursery and letting them see and smell the plants -- and take one home -- is a good way to encourage an early interest in gardening.

April 9, 2022, 6:00am Life

Gardeners are made, not born. If you want your children to become enthusiastic gardeners, take steps early to get them going down the proverbial path. Read story